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The Animal Rescue League of Iowa is a nonprofit organization founded in 1926. The ARL is the state's largest animal shelter, serving over 19,000 animals each year from all corners of the state. With a focus on adoption, humane education, cruelty intervention, spay and neuter programs, and reuniting lost and found pets with their owners, the ARL is the greater Des Moines area's only shelter that never turns away an animal in need.

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Animal Rescue League is Over Capacity & Asking for the Public's Help

posted 8/29/2016
Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) officials are asking for the public's help as they face a record number of homeless animals in their care - nearly 1,500 animals - and growing each day. ...

Extreme Heat: Pets at Risk

posted 7/20/2016
Temperatures this week are expected to near 100 degrees with heat indexes reaching triple digits. Take extra precautions to keep animals safe. ...

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